Agility is a sport that is designed to demonstrate a dog’s willingness to work with its handler in a variety of situations. It is an athletic event that requires conditioning, concentration, training and teamwork. Dog and handlers negotiate an obstacle course racing against the clock.

Saratoga’s Little Britches (Levi)

Agility is one of the fastest growing dog sports in the United States and the fastest growing event at the AKC.
Dogs of all sizes can compete in agility, the dogs all run the same course with adjustments in the expected time and jump height.

Cocker spaniels are one of the most popular breeds competing in AKC agility.

First Agility Grand Champion Cocker: AGCh MACH7 Whirlwind’s Princess Marjorie Helena PDS PJS MFC TQX T2B8 – Owner/Handler Joanne Halvorson

TOP 20 AGILITY COCKERS IN 2017

1. MACH10 Tell Tail’s Some Like It Hot MXF TQX T2B2 – Barbara (handler) & John Schuchman
2. MACH29 Tell-Tail’s Mad About You MXF TQX T2B – Barbara (handler) & John Schuchman
3. MACH4 Saratoga’s Fire In the Hole CD RE FDC XF T2B2 CGC – Karen Rahm & Stacie Baumbarger (handler)
4. MACH18 Skiboo’s Bar-Bax Jumpin’ Waves TKN – Vivian Hudson (owner/handler)
5. MACH13 Bar-Bax’s Born To Make Waves T2B TKN – Vivian Hudson (breeder/owner/handler)
6. AGCH MACH 7 Whirlwind’s Princess Marjorie Helena PDS PJS MFC TQX T2B8 – Joanne Halvorson (owner/handler)
7. MACH20 Bar-Bax’s Sight To Sea TKN – Vivian Hudson (breeder/owner/handler)
8. MACH10 Buttonwood’s Cupid Strikes Again XF T2B2 CGC – Ruth Houseman (handler) & Linda Helfrich
9. MACH4 Dunmorr’s Nauti Zizi Z MXF TQX T2B CGC TKN – Debi (handler) & Jeff Zavadil
10. MACH9 Nosowea’s N’ Dezwin’s Special Forces CD BN RAE2 OJP OF NFP T2B2 – Joanne Dzenkowski (owner/handler)
11. MACH12 Livingstone’s Moonlit Fireside Fender MXP MJP XF – Christine & Mike (handler) Erickson
12. MACH4 Miss Myra Kytra MXP2 MJP2 XF T2B3 – Tammy Fairbanks (owner/handler)
13. MACH12 Tagaboo’s Secret Squirrel XF T2B – Felicia Mazur (owner/handler)
14. Ch MACH Tell-Tail’s Secret Mission RN NF – Stacie Baumbarger (owner/handler)
15. MACH3 Paisley XV XF T2B2 TKA – Bernadette J Bowden (owner/handler)
16. MACH7 Every Moment Agility CD RE MXF – Paula Buchma (owner/handler)
17. MACH2 Tell-Tail’s Tri-Power Shifter NF – Christine & Mike (handler) Erickson
18. MACH2 Omni Degen’s Sassy BN TDU MXF – Sue (handler) & Bernard Guzenske
19. MACH2 Tribute’s Rock With You XF T2B – Margaret Gorcyca (owner/handler)
20. MACH2 Degen Cove’s Skipper MXF T2B3 – Sue (handler) & Bernard Guzenske